McDonald Hopkins Law Firm Names Edward G. Quinlisk, Chair, Securities Practice

Dec 08, 2010, 15:42 ET from McDonald Hopkins LLC

CHICAGO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Business attorney, Edward G. Quinlisk, has been appointed chair of the Securities Practice at McDonald Hopkins LLC, a business advisory and advocacy law firm. Before joining the firm's Chicago office in November, Quinlisk was a partner with the Jenner & Block law firm.

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Quinlisk has worked on a variety of transactions, such as private placements, public stock offerings, registered split-offs, shelf registrations, Rule 144A placements, tender offers and going-private transactions.  He is the co-author of the "Corporate Communications" chapter of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education publication, "Securities Law."  

"Ed Quinlisk is an excellent securities attorney and the perfect fit to lead our Securities Practice," said Charles B. Zellmer, chair of the Business Law Department at McDonald Hopkins. "He has extensive experience in a wide variety of securities transactions, ranging from private placements to public offerings. Ed and his team will represent our national client base in all major areas of securities law."  

The attorneys in the firm's Securities Practice regularly counsel clients on the full spectrum of securities issues related to all phases of offering and capital raising activities, including drafting public and private offering documents; the mechanics of the offering process and compliance with federal and state filing requirements; post-offering communications; 1934 Act reporting, and ongoing disclosure matters. The securities attorneys counsel clients about the increasingly complex securities regulations and disclosure issues, as well as work with clients to develop policies and procedures designed to prevent problems before they arise.  

Quinlisk received his J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, Order of the Coif, with honors, in 1999. He also has an LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Roosevelt University.  

Edward Quinlisk can be reached at 312.642.4087 or

About McDonald Hopkins

McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm focused on business law, litigation, business restructuring and bankruptcy, intellectual property, healthcare, and estate planning. The firm has offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, and West Palm Beach. The president of McDonald Hopkins is Carl J. Grassi. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit


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